Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations, 15521-15522 [E8-5878]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 57 / Monday, March 24, 2008 / Notices 15521 EPA believes that electronic submission of data will be easier, faster, and more accurate. However, EPA will continue to accept paper reporting forms. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. [EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0208; FRL–8356–8] E. How Is EPA Protecting Information Submitted Electronically? This electronic reporting system is compliant with the Cross Media Electronic Reporting Rule, a base standard that ensures the security of electronic data submissions. In addition, because reporting companies typically claim the quarterly report information as confidential, EPA has implemented robust measures to ensure protection of data submitted electronically, including digital electronic signatures and an encryption and decryption process that meets Agency and industry standards for data security. Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Keigwin, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–6605; e-mail address: keigwin.tracy@epa.gov. F. How Will I Know if EPA Received Information Submitted Electronically? EPA recognizes the importance of a smooth transition from a paper-based reporting system to an electronic reporting system. Submitters of electronic data will receive e-mail confirmation that EPA has received an electronic data submission. In addition, to ensure the new electronic process is established correctly on users’ networks, EPA is requiring participants in electronic reporting to continue submitting hard-copy forms for the first two quarters they are submitting data electronically. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES G. How Do I Find Out More About Electronic Reporting? EPA is providing a number of training resources to assist companies who may wish to transition to the electronic reporting system. Interested companies will be able to download electronic reporting forms, training and guidance documents from EPA’s Stratospheric Ozone Protection Program Web site at http://www.epa.gov/ozone/record/ ereport.html. EPA will also host online training sessions to provide detailed instructions, demonstrations, and an open forum to discuss the online reporting system. Information on such outreach will be available on EPA’s Web site. In addition, EPA will provide help desk assistance for companies as they develop and submit electronic reporting packages. Dated: March 18, 2008. Brian J. McLean, Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs. [FR Doc. E8–5879 Filed 3–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:33 Mar 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of request for amendments by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the Federal Register. DATES: The deletions are effective by April 23, 2008. for registrations for which the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request no later than April 23, 2008. Comments must be received on or before April 23, 2008, for those registrations where the 180-day comment period has been waived. Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before April 23, 2008, for those registrations where the 180day comment period has been waived. ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPP–2008–0208, by one of the following methods: • Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S–4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to persons who produce or use pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the information in this notice, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0208. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S–4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr. II. What Action is the Agency Taking? This notice announces receipt by the Agency of applications from registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These registrations are listed in Table 1 of this unit by registration number, product name, active ingredient, and specific uses deleted: E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1 15522 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 57 / Monday, March 24, 2008 / Notices TABLE 1.—REGISTRATIONS WITH REQUESTS FOR AMENDMENTS TO DELETE USES IN CERTAIN PESTICIDE REGISTRATIONS EPA Registration No. Product Name Active Ingredient Delete from Label 39967–10 Preventol A8 Technical Fungicide Tebuconazole Paint use 39967–13 Preventol A8 Preservative Tebuconazole Paint use 81598–2 Rotam Tebuconazole Technical Tebuconazole Terrestrial non-food (domestic outdoor) uses in paint as an additive against biodeterioration 82633–1 Sharda Tebuconazole gicide Tebuconazole Use in the manufacture of paints and stains The registrants listed in table 2 of this unit have requested a waiver of the 180day comment period and have agreed to a 30-day comment period. Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before April 23, 2008, to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 30day period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency’s approval of the deletion. Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for all registrants of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit, in ascending sequence by EPA company number. Technical Fun- receipt of any such request in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the Administrator may approve such a request. IV. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must submit the withdrawal in writing to Tracy Keigwin using the methods in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests no later than April 23, 2008. V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute product TABLE 2.—REGISTRANTS REQUESTING under the previously approved labeling AMENDMENTS TO DELETE USES IN for a period of 18 months after approval CERTAIN PESTICIDE REGISTRATIONS of the revision, unless other restrictions have been imposed, as in special review actions. EPA Company Company Name and Number Address List of Subjects 39967 81598 82633 Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Lanxess Corporation, 111 RIDC Park West Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275–1112 Dated: March 18, 2008. Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. IPM Resources LLC, Agent for Rotam Ltd., 660 Newton-Yardley Rd., Suite 105, Newtown, PA 18940 [FR Doc. E8–5878 Filed 3–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S Wagner Regulatory Associate, Inc., Agent for Sharda Worldwide Exports, Pvt. Ltd., P.O. Box 640, Hockessin, DE 19707 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES III. What is the Agency’s Authority for Taking this Action? Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:33 Mar 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8545–7] Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or Superfund, Brownfields Amendments, Section 104(k); Notice of Revisions to FY2009 Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup and Revolving Loan Fund Grants AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Section 104(k)(5)(A)(iii) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publish guidance to assist applicants in preparing proposals for grants to assess and clean up brownfield sites. EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up and reuse brownfield sites. In FY2009 EPA has revised the Brownfields Grant Proposal Guidelines (guidelines) and is soliciting comments on those revisions. EPA provides brownfields funding for three types of grants: assessment, revolving loan fund and cleanup. The major changes to the guidelines include: three separate booklets for each of the grant types; Assessment Coalitions which allow eligible entities of 3 or more to request up to $1 M dollars for hazardous substance or petroleum (or combined) community-wide assessments; ranking criteria based on a total score of 100; Community Notification is a threshold criterion; ranking criteria is four sections: Community Need, Project Feasibility, Community Engagement and Project Benefits; community based organization letters of support are required; and a Phase II report complete at time of application for a cleanup grant is required. DATES: Publication of this notice will start a ten working day comment period on revisions to the FY2009 Brownfields Grant Guidelines. Comments will be accepted through April 7, 2008. EPA expects to release a Request for Proposals based on these revised guidelines in late summer of 2008. ADDRESSES: The draft guidelines can be downloaded at: http://www.epa.gov/ brownfields/. If you do not have internet access and require hard copies of the draft guidelines please contact Megan Quinn at (202) 566–2773. Please send E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 57 (Monday, March 24, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15521-15522]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-5878]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0208; FRL-8356-8]


Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in 
Certain Pesticide Registrations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, 
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a 
notice of receipt of request for amendments by registrants to delete 
uses in certain pesticide registrations. Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA 
provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time 
request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete 
one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the 
request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the 
Federal Register.

DATES: The deletions are effective by April 23, 2008. for registrations 
for which the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment 
period. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request no later than 
April 23, 2008. Comments must be received on or before April 23, 2008, 
for those registrations where the 180-day comment period has been 
waived.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before 
April 23, 2008, for those registrations where the 180-day comment 
period has been waived.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0208, by one of the 
following methods:
     Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public 
Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
     Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), 
Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South 
Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only 
accepted during the Docket's normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special 
arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The 
Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Keigwin, Registration Division 
(7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone 
number: (703) 305-6605; e-mail address: keigwin.tracy@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. Although this 
action may be of particular interest to persons who produce or use 
pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific 
entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions 
regarding the information in this notice, consult the person listed 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under 
docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0208. Publicly available docket 
materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://
www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office 
of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One 
Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The 
hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket 
Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

    This notice announces receipt by the Agency of applications from 
registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These 
registrations are listed in Table 1 of this unit by registration 
number, product name, active ingredient, and specific uses deleted:

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     Table 1.--Registrations With Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations
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         EPA Registration No.                Product Name          Active Ingredient        Delete from Label
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39967-10                               Preventol A8 Technical   Tebuconazole             Paint use
                                        Fungicide
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39967-13                               Preventol A8             Tebuconazole             Paint use
                                        Preservative
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81598-2                                Rotam Tebuconazole       Tebuconazole             Terrestrial non-food
                                        Technical                                         (domestic outdoor)
                                                                                          uses in paint as an
                                                                                          additive against
                                                                                          biodeterioration
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82633-1                                Sharda Tebuconazole      Tebuconazole             Use in the manufacture
                                        Technical Fungicide                               of paints and stains
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    The registrants listed in table 2 of this unit have requested a 
waiver of the 180-day comment period and have agreed to a 30-day 
comment period. Users of these products who desire continued use on 
crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant 
before April 23, 2008, to discuss withdrawal of the application for 
amendment. This 30-day period will also permit interested members of 
the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency's approval 
of the deletion.
    Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for 
all registrants of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit, in 
ascending sequence by EPA company number.

  Table 2.--Registrants Requesting Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain
                         Pesticide Registrations
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            EPA Company Number               Company Name and  Address
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39967                                      Lanxess Corporation, 111 RIDC
                                            Park West Drive, Pittsburgh,
                                            PA 15275-1112
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81598                                      IPM Resources LLC, Agent for
                                            Rotam Ltd., 660 Newton-
                                            Yardley Rd., Suite 105,
                                            Newtown, PA 18940
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82633                                      Wagner Regulatory Associate,
                                            Inc., Agent for Sharda
                                            Worldwide Exports, Pvt.
                                            Ltd., P.O. Box 640,
                                            Hockessin, DE 19707
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III. What is the Agency's Authority for Taking this Action?

    Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide 
product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations 
be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, 
before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of 
any such request in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the Administrator 
may approve such a request.

IV. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request

    Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must 
submit the withdrawal in writing to Tracy Keigwin using the methods in 
ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests no 
later than April 23, 2008.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

    The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute 
product under the previously approved labeling for a period of 18 
months after approval of the revision, unless other restrictions have 
been imposed, as in special review actions.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: March 18, 2008.
Lois Rossi,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. E8-5878 Filed 3-21-08; 8:45 am]
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